Ravaged by Alzheimer's, Billy erupts into a narrative not entirely dependable on guilt by association of ideas
and people, or on remorseful lamentations and adulterated apologies for opportunism at high cost.
The association of ideas
may explain some aspects of the experience of the sublime in art.
If anything, far from establishing a logical association of ideas
, moulding racecourse attendance and levy income into the same thought process papers over the cracks of a theory bordering on misconception, which is easily explained but is rarely acknowledged by those leaders in racing who close their eyes to what is really happening in the big world outside the sport.
the intuitive working of the imagination, the essential truth of its conception as contrasted with the fallibility of reason, the play of association and the validity of the analogies which the imaginative association of ideas
detects,--these, to instance no further, were primary tenets in romantic criticism, and they all received abundant analysis and support from eighteenth-century critics.
The problem with language is that the surface representation of thought (in this case words) is open to misinterpretation, and it is only by properly understanding the symbols and the association of ideas
that these words represent that we can form a true picture of what is really being conveyed to consciousness.
By an odd association of ideas
, the use of the word 'expert' brought my attention to the debate between those groups of economists who have problems making up their mind as to whether it's the Government or the Opposition who have the solution to our economic problems.
Utilising a data bank with advanced search techniques and the ability to apply 'fuzzy' logic to aid the association of ideas
will greatly increase the productivity of users when locating files and joining the dots between disparate thought processes.
By an association of ideas
, I mused on the product placement which will in future feature more and more on television programmes on commercial channels.
They are not capable of any great application or association of ideas
, and seem formed neither in the advantages nor the abuses of our philosophy.
In Hartley's Theory of the Human Mind (London, 1775), Priestley made famous a system he himself relied on, namely, David Hartley's association of ideas